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Quantitative information as to the number, strength, activity, … of surface sites are mandatory for establishing relevant benchmarks of catalysts or adsorbents, multiscale/micro-kinetic models of processes, or structure-activity relationships.
Despite their prominent position as characterization tools in the fields of adsorption and catalysis, in situ / operando vibrational spectroscopies are too often restricted to qualitative studies.
Gathering leading experts in academia and industry this workshop will focus on the state of the art and challenges of quantitative spectroscopic investigations of surface sites, diffusion processes, adsorbed species and intermediates on complex heterogeneous surfaces such as working, shaped, deactivated catalysts or adsorbants.
The workshop will consist of invited lectures, poster session and a round table.
Prof. Daniel BIANCHI, U. Lyon
Prof. Silvia BORDIGA, U. Torino
Dr. Jean GUILMENT, Arkema
Dr. Olga GUERRERO-PEREZ, U. Malaga
Dr. Claire-Marie PRADIER, UPMC
Dr. Søren RASMUSEN, Haldor Topsoe A/S
Prof. Bert WECYKHUSEN, U. Utrecht
Thursday, March 30
|14:00-14:40||Daniel BIANCHI, IRCELYON ( FR)
|14:40-15:20||Søren RASMUSSEN, TOPSOE (DK)|
|15:40-16:20||Silvia BORDIGA , Torino University IT)|
|16:20-17:00||Jean GUILMENT , Arkema (FR)|
|Visit of LCS facilities|
|18:30-20:00||Visit of the Memorial for Peace|
|20:00-22h00||Dinner at the Memorial|
|Friday, March 31|
|8:30-9:10||« LCS : 30 years of quantitative IR in situ and operando studies of catalytic systems » LCS (France)|
|9:10-9:50||Claire Marie PRADIER, LRS (FR)
« Biointerfaces probed by PM-IRRAS and other Surface Science techniques »
|9:50-10:30||Olga GUERRERO-PEREZ, Malaga University ( SP)|
|10:50-11:30||Gareth WHITING, Utrecht University (NL)
‘Structure-function relationships in shaped zeolite-based catalyst bodies: An in situ micro-spectroscopic approach’
|11:30-12:15||Round Table and Conclusion|
The workshop will be held March 30-31, 2017 on the campus of Caen University campus, close from the LCS facilities. The registration fee will cover meal and diner during the workshop.
Academic : 150€
Industrial : 204€
The registration fee will cover meal and diner during the workshop
Guided tour and diner at the Caen-Normandy Mermorial (included in the registration fees)
Registration/Poster submission deadline : March 15, 2017
Workshop: March 30 1:30 pm – 31, 2017 12:30 pm
by train :
Tel : +33 (0)8 92 35 35 35.
Travel duration: Paris – Caen : around 2h
by plane :
tel. : +33 (0)2 31 71 20 10.
by car :
The ENSICAEN is in the north of the town of Caen. We are close of the communes of Epron and Hérouville Saint Clair. The ENSICAEN is located in the Campus Céte de Nacre (known as also Campus 2).
by Tramway :
ligne A : Stop Caen-Campus 2
by bus :
lignes 10 et 14
You can find a list of suggested accomodation here.
Laboratoire Catalyse & Spectrochimie
6 Boulevard Maréchal Juin
14000 CAEN, FRANCE
Tel : +33 (0)2 31 45 28 21
Fax : +33 (0)2 31 45 28 22